As we know, the U.S. Military released names of two U.S. service members killed in Kabul, Afganistan, by a roadside bomb Sunday. The Taliban took responsibility for the attack, a Taliban spokesman, said it happened in the Kandahar province.
29-year-old Staff Sgt. Ian P. McLaughlin of Newport News, Virginia; and 21-year-old Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon of Joliet, Illinois. Both soldiers were assigned to 307th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The Pentagon says their vehicle was struck by an explosive, and that two other soldiers were injured. A Defense Department news release said the two 82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers were killed when an improvised explosive device hit their vehicle in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, WCNC-News reported.